Privacy Director jobs in the United States

Privacy Director directs and develops the organization's privacy strategy, including policies, procedures, and initiatives. Ensures all business and data management processes reflect privacy requirements and comply with laws and regulations. Being a Privacy Director incorporates regulatory changes into the organization's processes. Plans and directs privacy training programs and communications. Additionally, Privacy Director ensures that compliance monitoring, auditing, and remediation are effective. Leads research and prepares communications in response to privacy-related events or consumer, government, or media inquiries. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Privacy Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Privacy Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Director, Privacy
  • University of Maryland Medical System
  • Linthicum Heights, MD FULL_TIME
  • Job Description

    The Director, Privacy and Data Protection is a key system shared services role that is responsible for leading and overseeing UMMS privacy and data protection program development, implementation, and maintenance. This includes facilitating adherence to all relevant UMMS privacy and data protection policies and procedures, as well as privacy and data protection related laws and regulations. The seasoned, innovative leader in this position ensures a transparent, measurable and compliant data management processes and related activities within UMMS. This process reflects thoughtful design to ensure that privacy and data protection is baked into world class patient care and related business operations and includes metrics. This position also directs and develops the organization’s privacy and data protection strategy and work plan and works in coordination with other compliance leaders in a shared services model to inspire others in privacy awareness and to enhance the culture of compliance around privacy and data protection. II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks The following statements describe the general nature of work performed by the individual assigned to this classification.

    This is not an exhaustive list of all job duties. Principal responsibilities of the Director, Privacy and Data Protection include:

    • Building a strategic and comprehensive privacy and data protection program that defines, develops, maintains and implements policies and processes that enable consistent, effective privacy practices which minimize risk and ensure the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI), paper and/or electronic, across all media types.
    • Ensuring that the UMMS privacy and data protection program includes the privacy components of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), state privacy laws and regulations, protection of the organization’s proprietary data, employee data privacy as well as other relevant and emerging privacy requirements including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
    • Ensuring that all privacy and data protection related forms, policies, standards, and procedures within the UMMS organization are up to date.
    • Working effectively and collaboratively with executive leadership, Information Security, and compliance leaders to establish and maintain effective management and governance for the privacy and data security program.
    • Collaborating effectively with Information Security and Technology to ensure alignment between information security and privacy and data protection compliance programs including policies, practices, investigations, and acting as the compliance liaison to the UMMS Information Security and Technology Department.
    • Working effectively with compliance leaders, organization administration, legal counsel, and other related parties to represent UMMS information privacy interests with external parties (state or local government bodies) that adopt or amend privacy legislation, regulations, or related expectations.
      • Working effectively with representatives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Office for Civil Rights (OCR), state regulators and/or other legal entities as well as appropriate internal partners during government initiated privacy or data security related reviews, audits or investigations.
      • Building, mentoring, and developing a world class privacy team. Managing, hiring and retaining staff and being accountable for the performance of the team.
      • Collaboratively developing and implementing strategic vision and plans for the privacy and data protection program in accordance with best practices; setting long-range direction and making high-level decisions in coordination with leadership; proposing and managing the implementation of complex and significant programmatic change as determined necessary.
      • Perform other duties as assigned.
    Company Description

    The University of Maryland Medical System is a 14-hospital system with academic, community and specialty medical services reaching every part of Maryland and beyond. UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, Neurocare, cardiac care, women’s and children’s health and physical rehabilitation. UMMS is the fourth largest private employer in the Baltimore metropolitan area and one of the top 20 employers in the state of Maryland. No organization will give you the clinical variety, the support, or the opportunities for professional growth that you’ll enjoy as a member of our team. 

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business or health care administration or similar field required. An advanced degree in law (JD), privacy, or a related field preferred.
    • One or more of the following existing and current certifications or obtaining an approved privacy or data security related certification within the first year of employment is required: CIPP, CIPM, HCISPP, PECB-CDPO, CDP or CHPC.
    • Five or more years of privacy, data security or IT security program leadership or related experience required.
    • Demonstrated successful and collaborative experience in a large academic medical center, integrated care delivery system or similarly complex organization preferred.
    • Success operationalizing a transparent, measurable privacy and or data protection program preferred.
    • A strong track record of timely, active and appropriate responses to privacy violation allegations, inquiries, incidents and investigations, including working effectively with legal counsel and stakeholders is desired.
    • Experience with privacy and data protection issues related to academic and medical research and health information preferred.
    • Experience navigating and coordinating activities between a university and health facilities preferred.
    • Membership and leadership in national privacy or data security organizations preferred.
    • HIPPA experience preferred. 

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated strength as a collaborative team leader in hiring, developing, and managing a high-producing team of privacy experts; experience in effectively managing staff and providing leadership to achieve the goals and vision of UMMS Compliance and the organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to build successful relationships with a wide range of staff while maintaining the ability to be transparent, decisive and forthright in a consensus-driven environment.
    • Demonstrated success in collaboratively engaging and educating a range of stakeholders on a comprehensive privacy and data protection plan as well as leading and facilitating appropriate responses to a variety of privacy and data security related incidents and investigations.
    • Demonstrated current working knowledge of relevant and emerging privacy and data protection laws and regulations. 
    • Skilled at listening, collaborating, and executing measurable program components in a consensus driven organization.
    • Able to synthesize complex laws and regulations into communications that are meaningful, effective, and easy to understand as well as meaningfully partner with team members to edit and inspire their communication as well.
    Additional Information

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Director of Privacy
  • Elastic
  • Atlanta, GA FULL_TIME
  • Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to mo...
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Privacy Director
  • SIC Standard Insurance Company - 3000
  • Portland, OR FULL_TIME
  • At The Standard, you’ll join a team focused on putting our customers first. Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We’re looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, ...
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Director of Privacy
  • Elastic
  • Minnesota, MN FULL_TIME
  • Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to mo...
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Director of Privacy
  • Elastic
  • New York, NY FULL_TIME
  • Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to mo...
  • 1 Day Ago

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Privacy Director
  • 9000 Bon Secours Mercy Health Inc
  • Cincinnati, OH FULL_TIME
  • Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health! PRIVACY DIRECTOR | Work from Home - Nationwide WFH role with 25% travel - onsite to hospitals, ministry-wide We are looking for a dynami...
  • 1 Month Ago

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Director
  • Citrin Cooperman
  • Bethesda, MD
  • Citrin Cooperman is one of the largest accounting and consulting firm in the United States, and 4th among mid-Atlantic f...
  • 7/12/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Clinic Director
  • ATI Physical Therapy
  • Rockville, MD
  • Overview: Stronger Together: ATI is the largest outpatient orthopedic physical therapy company under one brand, growing ...
  • 7/12/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director
  • Vision360 Partners
  • Washington, DC
  • Vision360 Partners is seeking a Director of Strategic Communications to join our team. We are a privately held, non-part...
  • 7/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Nursing Director
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • Burke, VA
  • Overview The Resident Care Director (RCD) serves as the nursing clinical leader for the community and is responsible to ...
  • 6/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director of Sales
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Overview "Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an e...
  • 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Nursing Director
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • McLean, VA
  • Overview The Resident Care Director (RCD) serves as the nursing clinical leader for the community and is responsible to ...
  • 6/7/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director of Nursing
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • Overview The Director of Nursing Services is responsible for providing leadership and management to the skilled nursing ...
  • 3/29/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director of Nursing
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Overview Calling all sales, operational, LPN and RN candidates: Sunrise Senior Living at Silas Burke House, Burke, VA is...
  • 3/6/2023 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Privacy Director jobs
$175,480 to $251,976

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